Tag: 1989

AN OPEN LETTER TO: Taylor Swift’s Critics

To the numerous, and misguided critics of Taylor Swift, It must be exhausting pretending not to like the most likeable pop star on the planet. Why not take a break, suck out the ‘Bad Blood’, and accept Taylor Swift is…

ALBUM: Ryan Adams ‘1989’

Rating: “Who, what, why?” – the three questions which have crossed the minds of fans of Taylor Swift and Ryan Adams this week, upon the release of Adams’ front-to-back cover of 1989. “Who?” – Well, Taylor Swift is a household…

ALBUM REVIEW: Taylor Swift ‘1989’

Rating: “It’s a new soundtrack I could dance to this beat” is a line from ‘Welcome To New York’, the opener to Taylor Swift’s new album 1989. For me this sentence epitomises the record in its entirety. Gone are Taylor…

ALL TALK: WHAT HAS BEEN THE GREATEST YEAR FOR MUSIC?

This month we invited our writers to get all wistful and nostalgic and cast their eyes and ears over their record collections/iTunes folders, dig out their old ticket stubs and tell us what has been the greatest year for music within…